#1 History Of The Yamaha Guitar

Yamaha FG820

The Yamaha guitar has been around for over 60 years and the company itself for over 100 years. In 1887, Torakusu Yamaha made his first reed organ and began taking orders to make more. In 1897, the Nippon Gakki Co. Ltd. was founded with Torakusu as president of the company. For the next 40+ years, … Read more

The Best James Taylor Songs That Never Made The Charts, Part 2

In the first part of this article I listed for you some of the finest James Taylor songs that didn’t reach the Top 40. One of them (“Carolina In My Mind”) I didn’t even know existed until many years after release, when I stumbled upon it by accident. Suffice it to say that there were … Read more

Boss SE-50 Multi-Effects Processor

Boss SE-50 Multi-Effects Processor (1)

Boss is a manufacturer of electronic musical instruments and accessories based in Japan. The company is a subdivision of Roland, one of the largest producers of musical instruments in the world. Over the years, Boss has released a number of popular products, ranging from guitar distortion pedals to drum machines and samplers. One of its … Read more

Carvin Cobalt C850 Acoustic Electric Guitar Review – Can It Compete With The Big Dogs?

Carvin Cobalt acoustic electric guitar

The Carvin C850T is an acoustic-electric cutaway guitar that looks similar to many other high-end manufacturer models such as the awesome Martin D-16GTE. Hey if you’re gonna look like somethin’, the D-16GTE is a great guitar to emulate! The acoustic dreadnought cutaway style the C850 carries has got to be one of, if not THE … Read more

The Hunger Games Soundtrack Review

The Hunger Games Soundtrack: Songs from District 12 and Beyond will be released March 20, 2012! This is such a highly anticipated, hyped up soundtrack, and for good reason. The movie itself, coming to theatres March 23rd, 2012, is very highly touted and is likely to be THE movie of 2012. It’s based on Suzanne … Read more

A Review of the Revival RG-26M Acoustic Guitar

One of Revival Acoustics more popular guitars is the RG-26M an OM/OO size/shaped acoustic guitar. If you appreciate the quick response and unique sound that mahogany gives and appreciate good tone with added volume and punch; then the Revival RG-26M may be just the ticket for you! As a dealer for Revival Acoustics, I had … Read more

A Review of the Revival RG-26 Acoustic Guitar

The RG-26 is an OM/OO size/style acoustic guitar built with an all solid Sitka spruce top and solid Honduran mahogany back and sides. This small bodied wonder really packs a punch as it excels at both finger style playing and flat picking. Upon first receiving this particular model guitar, I found myself inspired to play … Read more

George Benson – Legendary Jazz Guitar Music Virtuoso – Part 2

In 1961, jazz guitarist George Benson got his break through an unexpected opportunity. Hammond organist Brother Jack McDuff was passing through with his trio minus the guitarist. Benson was immediately recommended to fill in and he ended up “subbing” for the next three years while undergoing the most challenging phase of his jazz guitar music … Read more

Easy Guitar Songs – Learn Them on the Keytar!

What is a keytar? It is a combination of a piano keyboard that is set on a guitar base. It is very light so it offers more mobility to its users. This has piano keys that are set on a guitar base so you should hold it like how you would normally hold your guitar, … Read more

A Review of the Revival RG-27 Acoustic Guitar

In the quest for an all solid wood dreadnought size guitar, The Revival RG-27 is well worth some strong consideration, given the quick response that mahogany wood provides along with a solid Engleman spruce top; This guitar is a proven combination that guitar players can rely on to deliver their sound. The Revival RG-27 is … Read more